Adam Segal is the Ira A. Lipman senior fellow for counterterrorism and national security studies at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). An expert on security issues, technology development, and Chinese domestic and foreign policy, Dr. Segal currently leads study groups on cybersecurity and cyber conflict as well as Asian innovation and technological entrepreneurship. His forthcoming book Advantage: How American Innovation Can Overcome the Asian Challenge (W.W. Norton, 2011) looks at the technological rise of Asia.
What leads to different kinds of aerospace development, and why do different great powers adopt different technological strategies to further their power? The metric of full-spectrum aerospace development offers insights into a vital subject: what type of power will China become? Examining both areas of strength and ongoing limitations in Chinese aerospace capabilities will yield a nuanced sense of possible futures for China as an actor in the international system.
The talk will be Perspectives on China's Transition and will focus on Chinese domestic politics and decisionmaking and implications for China's transition and relations with the U.S. Ms. Thornton will discuss the role of institutions, interest groups and diverse local politics in policies that affect China's national and international decisions and strategies.
A panel discussion with western journalists and U.S. government officials who have lived and worked in China. Issues to be discussed include internet and media freedom in China, the Google controversy, and western journalistic influences on the Chinese local media. Panelists include: Rebecca MacKinnon, CITP Fellow and co-founder of Global Voices Online; Gary J. Bass, Professor of Politics and writer; Darragh Paradiso, Foreign Service Officer U.S. Department of State. Tom Christensen, Professor of Politics and Director of CWP will moderate.
How will China behave as a rising power? Dr. Hall will explore this question and examine how national stories on past events can shape the incentives political elites face when making foreign policy. In the case of China, this talk argues that there are several prominent national stories that may encourage foreign policy behavior that, while not revisionist vis-a-vis international relations on power transitions, can produce destabilizing effects for the region.
Minister Xie Feng has been the Deputy Chief of Mission of the Embassy of China in Washington, DC since January, 2008 and is currently Chargé dAffaires. Minister Xie has been a diplomat with the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 1986 and has a deep understanding of US-China relations.
Professor Lampton will explore China's power and how it impacts the current global economic downturn, and vice versa. His recently published book, The Three Faces of Chinese Power: Money, Might and Minds, has received excellent reviews, and the years he has spend heading the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations as well as his work in the public and academic sectors on U.S.-China relations make his work unique and accessible, interesting and relevant to a wide audience.
Roundtable Discussion with Yan, Zuetong, Director of the Institute of International Studies, Tsinghua University and Chief Editor of the Chinese Journal of International Politics
China faces a number of daunting impediments to its continuing growth and development. Frank Jannuzi, Deputy Executive Director of Amnesty International USA, will discuss the challenges posed by dilemmas posed by the six dragons of Energy, Environment, Demographics, Income Inequality, Corruption, and Ethnic Unrest. Frank Jannuzi serves as Deputy Executive Director of Amnesty International USA, and head of the Washington, D.C. office. Mr.
This talk examines China’s interests and behavior as a rising power towards the Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa in the functional areas of political relations, economic relations, foreign aid, military relations, agricultural relations, and cultural relations.